Defend Manitoba Parks – Keep them Public

Defend Manitoba Parks – Keep them Public

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Manitoba Chapter and MGEU are concerned about the PC government’s long-term plans for Manitoba’s public parks. In addition to tapping a consulting firm to evaluate whether parks should be “divested” or “decommissioned,” two...

Keep Liquor Public

Keep Liquor Public

The PC government has introduced legislation (Bill 40) to expand private liquor sales. The Manitoba Government and General Employees Union worries the legislation will erode public liquor sales, which help fund public services. MOFA supports efforts to stop this bill,...

The Public Services Sustainability Act (Bill 28)

The Public Services Sustainability Act (Bill 28)

Manitoba’s faculty associations are part of the Partnership to Defend Public Services, a group of 28 unions headed up by the Manitoba Federation of Labour, which continues to fight the PC government over this draconian legislation. The bill, ruled unconstitutional by...

The Labour Relations Amendment Act (Bill 16)

The Labour Relations Amendment Act (Bill 16)

MOFA supports the Manitoba Federation of Labour in denouncing Bill 16. If passed, this legislation would eliminate binding arbitration, a rule that brings in a neutral arbitrator to settle labour disputes after two months. The alternative, prolonged strikes and...

The Education Modernization Act (Bill 64)

The Education Modernization Act (Bill 64)

MOFA stands with the Manitoba Teachers’ Society and CUPE education workers in their opposition to this disturbing bill that proposes to eliminate locally elected school trustees, slash school divisions and replace what’s left with much diminished “regional catchment...